In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- These dogs, when they spring into one's consciousness, are likely to bark out interjections such as, ‘What, ho!’
- In English, conjunctions, determiners, interjections, particles, and pronouns are grammatical words.
- I am working on a book about the parts of speech - that's right, nouns, verbs, interjections and all the rest.
- Two significant categories, of course - an article lacking interjections and pronouns, for example, would not pack the punch of one without any nouns or verbs.
- These disconcerting interjections of human speech into an otherwise depopulated realm help illuminate an ambiguous statement about technology in Omit's work.
- I could fall in love habitually with my own eclectic stream of verbs and interjections and clauses.
- I laughed at their jokes, acknowledging their comments with interjections of approval.
- Mark Liberman has an interesting post over at Language Log about the spelling of interjections and onomatopoetic words in comic strips.
- I'd provide interjections such as ‘uh huh’, ‘ahh okay’ and ‘rightey oh then’.
- When it is on its own and used to express an emotion, I chose an equivalent interjection in French: for example, Ça alors!
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.